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Libraries

King’s Libraries

As a full-time student of the ELC, you have access to all the libraries King’s has on its campuses. We encourage you to use these and to take advantage of the over 800,000+ volumes and subscriptions that King’s has. For finding your way around King’s, libraries sometimes come under the heading of ‘Information Services & Systems’ (ISS), and sometimes under the heading of ‘Information Services Centres & Libraries’. See http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/library/  for more information. Most students will use an electronic search first before they go to the library http://library.kcl.ac.uk/ALEPH/-/start/kings.

Local Libraries

Information on local public libraries (i.e. state funded libraries with no connection to King’s College) which you could either join or use for reference purposes can be found at: http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/libraries/findalibrary/

University of London Library

As well as King’s own libraries, you are entitled to use the University of London library:
Senate House
Malet Street
London
WC1E 7HU

To register and obtain a ticket, students need to take their College ID to the library. For other information, including opening hours, consult their website

Library Search

What is Library Search?

Library Search is a single search interface enabling you to simultaneously search the library catalogue, the King’s research portal and archives and millions of  journal and newspaper articles.

Click here to start your search: Library Search

Log in before commencing your search to access the complete range of  databases and journals

Library Search was introduced in May 2013 at King’s.  New features and functionality will be added over the coming months.

We invite your feedback and comments to help us improve Library Search.
Email us at: primo@kcl.ac.uk

Search tips for users:

A full list of frequently asked questions on using Library Search is available on the Library Search FAQ web page.  There is also a video Introducing Library Search

  • To see the full range of resources you are advised to sign in to Library Search first.
  • Sign in to Library Search with your King’s username and password.
  • Type your topic into the search box.
  • Use ‘Everything’ in the drop-down menu to search across all resources.
  • Limit your results to specific resources, eg. the Library Catalogue, by selecting the relevant option from the search box drop-down menu.
  • If you have too many results, you can refine your search using the links on the left hand side or use Advanced Search.

Contact us

Switchboard (general enquiries)

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7836 5454

Postal address

Please be sure to include the recipient’s name and department in the address.

King’s College London
Strand
London
WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom